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The Fab Five

Monica Boyd, stay-at-home mom of three
Dianne Hixson, media specialist at East Coweta High School
Dale Lyles, media specialist at Newnan Crossing Elementary
Ann Scott, instructional technology specialist with Murray County Schools
Holly Sumler, 3rd grade teacher, Keheley Elementary